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. >> and how the merger between american airlines and u.s. airways could affect how much you pay for your next flight. the nightmare cruise for passengers who endured a week on a disabled shi >>> and now at 6:30, it is almost over. the nightmare cruise for passengers who have endured a week adrift on that disabled ship. but even this final day was plagued with problems. passengers had to get by without power, working toilets, little food. but now the cruise ship carnival triumph is just about to arrive in mobile, alabama. cbs reporter randall pinkston in mobile. how soon they expect it to get there, randall? >> reporter: we're expecting the ship to arrive here at the terminal sometime around midnight, possibly a little later than midnight. and then of course, hours for everyone to get off. we're being told by relatives who have been talking to their loved ones on board that the stench is unbearable, the conditions inhuman, but soon the suffering will be over. the broken-down carnival ship triumph is expected to finally dock it evening. >> this is going
and u.s. are looking at that now and they could take action to cut them back but short of that google is untouchable at the moment pretty much. >> reporter: now, despite again the $800 a share close, they are third in value, number two exxonmobil and number one apple. google reportedly considering taking a playbook from apple, a page from the playbook, by opening retail stores to sell going the branded hardware. those reports give no time frame for when google may enter the market. >> they keep reinventing themselves and expanding the brand. >> reporter: that's what makes them successful. no question about it. >> thank you, mark. >>> the chp ready to pull out extra patrols from oakland unless the city can come up with the cash to pay for them. kpix 5 reporter ann notarangelo on what it would cost and where the money would come from. >> reporter: since patrolling the streets of oakland, the police department says in some cases violent crime is down and they don't want to mess with the momentum. >>> reporter: november 1st, the chp joined additional lo
notarangelo, kpix 5. >>> new tonight american airlines and u.s. airways have final lized the terms of a proposed merger. this comes after months of negotiations between those two airlines. now, the deal still needs to be approved by american's bankruptcy judge and antitrust regulators since american has been under bankruptcy protection since 2011. if it does go through, american and u.s. air would become the biggest u.s. airline. >>> this labor day happy commuters bridge gawkers and history makers will have a once- in-a-lifetime chance to walk from oakland to san francisco across the new span of the bay bridge. it's part of a proposed grand opening celebration for the new eastern span. and kpix 5 reporter christin ayers is on treasure island with a look at the cost of throwing such a party. >> reporter: it's definitely going to cost, liz. if you thought a $6 rush hour toll was bad, try a $37 toll. we did the math and that's about how much it will cost to pay for a walk across the bridge for 150,000 people come labor day. imagine it, labor day 201
. >> that man is dr. craig stapleton. he clocked more than 8,000 jumps as a member of the u.s. par shooting team. later in the newscast his surprising comments on an industry with very little oversight. >>> our weather is spectacular. >> stunning, wonderful. >> how much time did you plan on spending outdoors in february? compare that to how much time we have spent outdoors. we need the rain and we need the snow in the mountains but yet, you can just go outside and enjoy the sunshine, too, because it's there for the taking we have ourselves another clear night and chilly. in the mid-30s in san jose but look at the highs today. napa 68. february 11, are you kidding me?! oakland 68 degrees. richmond 65. san francisco 63 before a sea breeze kicked in. concord 63. livermore 61. no rainfall on the radar nor will there be for a while because the high pressure dome that gave us the sunny mild weather today is not moving. it is stuck off to our west. it might be a word you would use if you want the rainfall but you would be happy if you want sunshine to know th
. >>> starting soon, you probably won't get first class mail on saturday. the u.s. postal service plans to cut service to save money. kpix 5 reporter mike sugerman explains why the post office's financial problem is actually good news for >>> reporter: rain, sleet, sno no problem. but the postal service will stop saturday delivery this summer. when was the last time you got a letter that you wanted? >> several years ago. it's been a long time since i have actually gotten a letter. >> reporter: one of the reasons the postal service lost $16 billion, with a b, last year. this move could save $2 billion a year. >> they can't compete with computers and e-mails and u.p.s., fedex now. they just can't. >> reporter: that's exactly what the postmaster general said. >> our move to five-day mail delivery also reflects the changing market demand and we are simply not in a financial position where we can continue to maintain six-day delivery. >> reporter: packages? they will still come. post offices? they will stay open. but bills? flyers? birthday cards? star
on a special letter from the u.s. olympic committee to the bay area. >> have more days like this they will want to bring the olympics here. what a change from yesterday to today. how long does this change stick around? which weekend day is going to be sunnier and milder? golden gate in the distance, sunshine everywhere. your forecast next. couple is rudely awakened to find intruders in their home. t it's what the >>> it's a shocking ordeal that could terrify anyone. a sleeping couple is rudely awakened to find intruders in their home. but it's what they did next that could have neighbors on poplar avenue in santa cruz talking for weeks to come. kpix 5 reporter da lin on how it ended. >> reporter: this is the house here, liz. husband and wife team fought off two dumb robbers. in fact, one of those robbers was actually drunk at the time of the home invasion robbery. the fight ended here on the front lawn with the husband and wife sitting on top of one of the robbers the robber's baggy pants fell off. >> the lights turn on and i kind of sit
of the boat with that name. that's the u.s. coast guard cutter behind me, "turn" which was out on patrol looking for this vessel. the call came in. it was broken up but we are told that the operator of the vessel who did not identify himself says that they have no antiexposure suits, they have no emergency beacon ons board, no epurbs, no life jackets, no raft or dinghy and right now, there is no one reported missing. so the question we pose to the coast guard this afternoon was, is there a possibility this could be a hoax? and coast guard petty officer pam bowlansays it may be a hoax. >> reporter: any search-and- rescue case could be a hoax. right now we don't have any sign of debris. we have no sign of distress except for the radio transmissions which are compelling evidence enough for us to continue searching. but we haven't found any kinds of people in the water. so anytime that transition comes across the radio it can be a hoax until you find evidence otherwise. >> reporter: it's a mystery for sure. still, the navy has announced about an hour ago
after january 25. the family contacted u.s. and peruvian officials after the state department issued a travel warning noting that criminals may have been planning to kidnap u.s. citizens in peru. >> i can't wait to see my son and his girlfriend, jamie, walking off a plane in sfo and grabbing him in my arms and holding him close to me. >> reporter: and we don't know when that couple will fly back to the bay area. in fact, the family would not take any questions during that brief press conference. a lot of questions such as, why they all of a sudden stopped contacting their family members and friends. allen? >> i guess rule number one, you're going to go off the grid, let somebody know you're going off the grid for weeks at a time. >> reporter: exactly. maybe they were having too much fun. >> maybe. we'll find out. da lin, thanks. >>> it's been a dry start to 2013 and in fact, the last time the bay area saw this little rain millard fillmore was president and california had only been a state for less than two years. kpix 5 reporter ann notarangelo
poll also found voters believe democratic control of the legislature is good for the state. >>> u.s. olympic committee sees san jose as a potential host for the 2024 summer games. but mayor chuck reed says the event is too rich for san jose's blood. the committee says it takes more than $3 billion to put on the olympics. he says the entire capital and operating budget is around $2.8 billion. he says the city can't consider being a host when it's struggling to keep libraries open and cops on the beat. san jose and san francisco were among the 35 cities that got letters yesterday to gauge interest in hosting the games. >>> major league baseball has reportedly issued guidelines for the oakland as possible move to the south bay. the team wants to build a new ballpark in san jose and according to the "l.a. times" the guidelines include conditions the as have to meet before any move can be approved. the giants claim the south bay is their territory and oppose the as moving plans. reacting to the report, san jose mayor chuck reed says it's just a matter
poll also shows 65% of californians want more patrols at the u.s./mexico border. 57% favor penalties for hiring illegal immigrants and almost half want those here illegally deported. immigration reform is a hot button issue in washington. senators are working on a bill and an unfinished proposal by the obama administration suggests a path that would take 13 years. in san francisco, elissa harrington, kpix 5. >> thank you. >>> one of the high-speed rail's biggest enemies could become an ally. kpix 5's don knapp says that's only if neighbors on the peninsula get their way. don. >> reporter: liz, it's not that folks here in the peninsula are opposed to the concept of high- speed rail. what they are opposed to is a prospect of having streets and neighborhoods torn up for years while they expand the right of way. now there's legislation that could resolve that. a caltrain rolls into palo alto on a side of right of way. now after a century of development communities have moved up to the edge of the tracks. here at alma and churchill palo alto
. >> reporter: in addition to the coast guard, the u.s. navy and california national guard and small boat crews from station monterey helped in the search effort. now, coast guard tells me even though the search has been called off, it doesn't mean that this case is closed. they will continue to investigate on an administrative level. on yerba buena island, cate caugiran, kpix 5. >>> so far the coast guard has not put a price tag on the response effort. >>> at least 19 tourists died when a hot air balloon crashed in egypt. the balloon caught fire and plunged into a sugar cane field in the ancient city of luxor. investigators say the balloon fell 1,000 feet to the ground after a landing cable got caught around a helium tube. then a gas canister exploded. authorities say no americans were involved in the accident. most of the victims were from europe and asia. the pilot and one british tourist survived. >>> coming up, another live report from santa cruz where two officers have been shot and killed. >> one day in the 70s, one day with rainfall. details o
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